Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video Google, Esri, and Bing Maps, part of GIS on the Web.
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…So, what interactive environments are out there?…There are three dominant players right now vying for your attention online.…The first two that I want to discuss with you are Google and Microsoft Bing maps.…They offer pseudo GIS options.…Now these two offer great visualization capacity but they are weak on analysis.…The third player is ESRI.…ESRI is the company that has brought us ArcGIS.…Which you are probably familiar with.…
If you aren't familiar ArcGIS is the industry standard for GIS software.…It is a system that gives you complete control for…spacial analysis and map production.…ESRI offers a wide variety of extensions for…their products, and they have aggressively moved into the online environment and…done exceedingly well with their ArcGIS Online version.…It is a much more complete system than the Google or the Bing maps options.…I will start with an introduction to the options in Google which are great.…
And the concepts that we explore on Google can often be…replicated within the Bing maps environment.…
- Understanding map mashups
- Finding coordinates
- Mapping with Google Drive
- Geocoding with addresses and coordinates
- Merging data
- Analyzing your map
- Adding GIS layers from services or a file
- Working with the Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri APIs
- Sharing and publishing your work
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mapping on the Internet
2. Google Maps Mashups Made Easy
3. Esri Maps Mashups Made Easy
4. Advanced Concepts: Application Programming Interfaces
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